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The Weekly Gist: The Woodstock is Canceled Edition

Democratic candidates engage in another round of furious debate over the future of healthcare coverage, as one of the frontrunners reveals her plan. Meanwhile, new requirements for hospital pricing transparency are released.
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The Weekly Gist: The Debate Debacle Edition

President Trump issues a highly-anticipated Executive Order mandating more healthcare price transparency, as Democratic candidates debate the details of Medicare for All and other coverage expansion options.
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The Weekly Gist: The Jeopardy for Executives Edition

Medicare for All takes center stage on Capitol Hill and in the 2020 campaign, and the CBO weighs in with a report on single-payer proposals. Plus we look at a costly solution for medication compliance, and the troubling truth about dentistry.
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The Weekly Gist: The Traditions in Jeopardy Edition

Democrats in Congress introduce sweeping new single-payer legislation, scrutiny of hospitals' nonprofit status increases, and a worksite clinic provider adds a new virtual care component. Plus: combining dental and mental health care.
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The Weekly Gist: The Best Picture Edition

A new forecast predicts even faster healthcare spending growth, another medical school goes tuition free, and an investigation into the perverse incentives of health insurance brokers. Plus: new music from a blues guitar hero.
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